OCTOBER 6, 2021

Time listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)



11:00 AM — 12:15 PM

Conference Welcome & Opening Keynote

Miyong T. Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
Professor & Associate Vice President for Community Health Engagement


Robin B. Dail, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor

University of South Carolina, College of Nursing

Councilor of Programs, CANS

12:15 PM — 12:30 PM

Digi Break 

12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

Abstract Poster Session I

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

INTERACTIVE PANEL 1:  Trust & Historical Trauma


Fayron Epps, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor and
NHCGNE Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing

Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN

Dean & Vice Chancellor of Nursing Affairs

Duke University, School of Nursing

John Lowe, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Joseph Blades Centennial Memorial Professorship

The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing


Felesia Bowen, PhD, DNP, APRN, FAAN

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs & Associate Professor

Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing

2:00 PM — 2:05 PM

Mini Break

2:05 PM — 3:05 PM

INTERACTIVE PANEL 2: Considerations of Race, Age, & Gender in Research Methods and Frameworks

Lisa Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor of Nursing, Calvin Bland Fellow,
and Associate Dean for Equity & Inclusion
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing

Gayenell S. Magwood, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing

Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH

Professor, Community Health and Prevention
Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health

Ronald L. Hickman, Jr., PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN

The Ruth M. Anderson Endowed Chair and Associate Dean for Research
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing,
Case Western Reserve University

3:05 PM — 3:20 PM

Digi Break

3:20 PM — 3:50 PM

Abstract Poster Session II

3:50 PM — 4:50 PM

INTERACTIVE PANEL 3: The Measurement & Implications of Structural Racism, Discrimination & Stigma


Angela C. Incollingo Rodriguez, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Paris "AJ" Adkins-Jackson, PhD, MPH 

Michael J. Fox Foundation Research Fellow 

CARE Research Center Team, Mass General Research Institute & Massachusetts General Hospital


Hudson Santos, PhD, RN

Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar and Associate Professor, Director, Biobehavioral Laboratory and HEalth Resilience & Omics Science (HEROS) Hub, Director, Training & Mentorship Division, Institute for Environmental Health Solutions
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

4:50 PM — 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

More information coming soon